Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington

1919 - 2018

Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington

Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, Baron Carington of Upton, (6 June 1919 – 9 July 2018) was a British Conservative politician and hereditary peer who served as defence secretary from 1970 to 1974, foreign secretary from 1979 to 1982, chairman of British General Electric Company from 1983 to 1984, and secretary general of NATO from 1984 to 1988. In the first government of Margaret Thatcher he played a major role in negotiating the Lancaster House Agreement that ended the racial conflict in Rhodesia and enabled the creation of Zimbabwe. Carrington had been Foreign Secretary in 1982 when Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington has received more than 705,659 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11,662nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington ranks 11,590 out of 14,801Before him are Eduard Kokoity, Kim Jong-chul, Roger Sherman, Liu Yandong, Chen Chien-jen, and Giovanni Battaglin. After him are Stefanos Skouloudis, Charles D. B. King, Pranas Dovydaitis, Nechirvan Barzani, George Vella, and Abdulsalami Abubakar.

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Among people born in 1919, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington ranks 194Before him are Jan Flinterman, Roberto Bonomi, Maurice Hilleman, Zuleykha Seyidmammadova, Laila Schou Nilsen, and Clyde Cowan. After him are Wilson Greatbatch, Dries van der Lof, Ernesto Corripio y Ahumada, George Cadle Price, Veikko Huhtanen, and Vladimír Vašíček. Among people deceased in 2018, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington ranks 261Before him are Roberto Suazo Córdova, D. J. Fontana, Robert Kerman, Arthur Barnard, Roy Bentley, and Jóhann Jóhannsson. After him are Rosenda Monteros, Jean Bourgain, David Goodall, Elizabeth Hawley, Charlotte Rae, and Marty Balin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington ranks 2,861 out of 5,347Before him are Graham Sutherland (1903), William Davenant (1606), Harry Stafford (1869), Henry Travers (1874), Cilla Black (1943), and Stephen Baxter (1957). After him are Ian Wright (1963), Elizabeth Goudge (1900), William Christie (1845), Sol Campbell (1974), Helen McCrory (1968), and Caroline Munro (1949).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington ranks 393Before him are James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce (1838), Herbert Lawford (1851), George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen (1946), Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke (1886), Seán Lester (1888), and William Martin (1767). After him are Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury (1400), Phil Taylor (1960), Jeremy Thorpe (1929), Hywel Dda (880), Alicia Moreau de Justo (1885), and Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby (1841).